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-- myanmar. >> president obama took off for asia on his first overseas trip since winning reelection. he will be attending a summit of asian leaders of the cambodia and stopping in the myanmar where he will meet a fellow nobel laureate. he cannot escape the looming crisis in the middle east. >> we are one step short of an all out ground operation in the dots that. >> israel has deadlyl attacks with hamas. or risk taking the nation over fiscal cliff that could imperil the economy. susan rice and her statements about the day attack in benghazi and whether they make are unfit to serve as secretary of state. david petraeus was not talking about a sex scandal that is still sending shock waves through the capital. for the peasant -- president, no vacation after a busy week. >> there is no let up in the air battle between israelis and palestinian militants in gaza. 160 rockets launched into israel today, including two targets in libya. the official said 46 palestinians and three israelis have been killed so far in this for a fight. estelle was missouri man confessed of plotting to shoot a scree
the story. >> randy: president obama took off for asia on his first overseas trip since winning re-election. attending a summit in cambodia and stopping in myanmar where he will meet opposition leader and fellow nobel laureate . >> i think we are one step short of an all out ground operation in gaza. >> israel, and deadly attacks on hamas. the president is trying to make peace with congressional republicans at home. they have until december 31st to compromise on tax cuts and spending. or risk taking the nation over the fiscal cliff that could imperil the economy. meanwhile, law makers are waging partisan battles over u.n. ambassador susan wright. whether it makes her unfit to serve as secretary of state. hearings, brought david petraeus out of seclusion. he wasn't talking about the sex scandal that is sending shock waves through the capital. for the president, post election trip, but no vocation after a busy week. brian mohr, nbc news, washington. >> in the bay area, a storm headed our way. right now. for the latest. we want to check in with rob. >> we are watching the rain. flig m
listening to a live conference between president obama and prime minister yingluck shinawatra. the president's on his three-day tour in asia. burma tomorrow and then cambodia. we're going to now join sanjay gupta m.d. in progress. a bit of a technical issue. we're going to continue to listen to the president's answer to a question. his sitting as a president. is this rewarding burma with a presidential visit. the president said just a moment ago this is not an endorsement of the burmese government but an acknowledgement of the process and reform. let's continue to listen. >> then we're in a position to respond appropriately. but my hope is that, you know, we will continue on a positive track, and hopefully my visit will be able to encourage that. >> for myself, i think on the case of the myanmar situation, thing now i think now we can see from my observation and also i have had several chances to -- in myanmar, we see a lot of progress on the political reform from the government. and i think from the basic that we have been told, i think we believe that the fundamental of economic growth and
with the outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton, president obama expects to meet with leaders again. the two reflected on it during their visit to the monastery. after myanmar, it's off to cambodia. >>> meanwhile back here at home, much of the focus here in washington remains on controversy on what happened in gaza. >> reporter: on "meet the press," firm denials on benghazi from a top democrat. >> was there a cover-up? do you believe that the president or anybody serving the president deliberately misled the true nature of this attack for political reasons? >> no. >> reporter: former cia director david petraeus left no doubt in his testimony on friday. he said all along that the attack was a terror attack. >> it was terror. that's the point. >> reporter: republicans continued their attack on u.n. ambassador susan rice and her account in the days following the attack that expressed her role in an anti-muslim video. >> the stories he told re-enforced a political narrative helpful to the president. she was the most politically compliant person they could find. i don't know what she told, but i
's where president obama is right now. he's in thailand with the first stop on a three-country tour that includes myanmar and cambodia. he'll talk about the spread of democracy in the region. he's already met with thailand's king today. he's there with secretary of state hill rary clinton as wells thailand's minister yingluck shinawatra. of course, we'll take you to that live when it happens. >>> a victim of the safeway shooting in tucson, arizona, last january won a tight race for congress yesterday. [ chanting ] >> that's democrat ron barber. he was gabby giffords's aide when a gunman tried to assassinate her. he was elected to term. he beat. 1,400 votes was the margin. with his win democrats have a net gain of six seats in the house. >>> republican senator marco rubio arrived in ohio. you know what that means. some speculation is an early visit for a possible 2016 run for the white house. rubio joined he would never run for offensive coordinator for iowa and he also addressed the fiscal cliff. >> you heard about the fiscal cliff. i don't know if you've heard of that. you know who
. mr. obama will wrap up a trip with the stop in cambodia. >>> israel expanding its range of attacks on the gaza strip, including missile strikes against buildings that hamas media operations. israeli and palestinian forces continue to fire missiles back and forth. israel launched 200 missiles, killing at least 12 palestinians, thousands of israeli forces are awaiting possible orders to invade the region. >>> egypt's leaders are in the middle of this dispute, a cease-fire between the two sides is possible. mohamed morsi met with leaders of turkey, qatar, and the leaders of hamas there are no guarantees, but working to try to ensure a cease-fire. benjamin netanyahu says he's willing to discuss a cease-fire when hamas agrees to stop rocket fire from gaza. >>> thousands expected to march in washington, in opposition to the controversial keystone pipeline. the event organized by the westside 350.org and promises to support the president if he says no to the pipeline protesters will circle the white house. it's part of the organization's month-long tour across the country. earlier this ye
's some of the other headlines we're watching for you this weekend. president barack obama should be landing in thailand in the next few hours. he is on a three-day journey to asia, where he'll attend the east asia summit. the president will also stop in cambodia and myanmar. his visit to myanmar, the former burma, will be the first-ever stop there for an american president. >>> the so-called fiscal cliff just 45 days away. president obama and congress must cut a deal, otherwise, massive tax hikes and spending cuts will kick in january 1st. democrats and republicans seem more in the mood to compromise after a series of meetings. >> i know these challenges won't be easy to solve. but we can do it if we work together. that's why on friday, i sat down with congressional leaders to discuss how we can reduce our deficit in a way that strengthens our economy and protects our middle class. it was a constructive meeting and everyone agreed that while we may have our differences, we need to come together, find solutions, and take action as soon as possible. >> for too long, partisan bicker
, this is the first stop of a three-nation trip built around the east asian summit in cambodia. the showcase the stop in burma, the next stop, mr. obama will be the first president to visit. the pivot to the asian pacific region and after focusing on the war against terror, we've lost focus on trade in this region and china it make strategic and diplomatic advances here in this region. and there are critics who say he really shouldn't be visiting any of the three countries that he's going to, mike green of the center for strategic and international studies says he's visiting the three troubled children of the so-called pivot. burma gets the most attention, and the president will the first u.s. president to visit there and the country holding hundreds of political prisoners, but the president says he's not an endorsement, not endorsing the burmese government he's acknowledging the process is underway to move in a better direction. like wise cambodia may be worse in human rights than burma and holding hundreds of political prisoners and that situation actually getting worse the past decade or so, but t
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